Navajo sterling and mosaic stone ring by Chester Nez; turquoise of many colors (one piece with flecks of gold), coral, mother-of-pearl, lapis, sugalite and onyx create a unique figural design; about size 13;  wonderful wide band with deep abstract design and dark patination; marked: "C. NEZ, J. STERLING M;" fine condition.

Besides his incredibly beautiful work in silver and turquoise, Chester Nez is well remembered for his work as a Navajo code talker during World War II. Please see:  http://www.iofilm.co.uk/feats/interviews/w/windtalkers.shtml

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